Posts Tagged ‘stephen harper’

Aug
2015
3

Only 37% of Canadian Companies Ordered to Pay Back Stolen Wages Do So

Only 37% of Canadian Companies Ordered to Pay Back Stolen Wages Do So
  An op-ed from The Toronto Star sheds light on the lack of effort being put into fighting wage theft by the Harper government and the effect it has on Canadian workers.  The conservative government under Harper is well-known for anti-unionism, but the unwillingness to fight common illegal behavior by businesses reveals how entrenched this...
Sep
2014
29

Costly Anti-Union Bill C-377, Thwarted Before, Rears Its Head in Canada Again

Costly Anti-Union Bill C-377, Thwarted Before, Rears Its Head in Canada Again
  In Canada, the anti-union Bill C-377 is back again and labor organizations are preparing to fight it and its potential unconstitutionality.  The bill is supported and lobbied for by Merit Canada, an anti-union organization that supports “merit shop” employers.  It would force Canadian unions to spend assets — both time and money...
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